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Meaning of cross

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: extending or lying across; in a crosswise direction; at
             right angles to the long axis; "cross members should be
             all steel"; "from the transverse hall the stairway
             ascends gracefully"; "transversal vibrations";
             "transverse colon" [syn: {cross(a)}, {transverse},
             {transversal}, {thwartwise}]
      2: annoyed and irritable [syn: {crabbed}, {crabby}, {cross},
         {fussy}, {grouchy}, {grumpy}, {bad-tempered}, {ill-tempered}]
      n 1: a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a
           transverse piece
      2: a marking that consists of lines that cross each other [syn:
         {crisscross}, {cross}, {mark}]
      3: a representation of the structure on which Jesus was
         crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry
      4: any affliction that causes great suffering; "that is his
         cross to bear"; "he bears his afflictions like a crown of
         thorns" [syn: {cross}, {crown of thorns}]
      5: (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically
         dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by
         breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds
         or species; "a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"
         [syn: {hybrid}, {crossbreed}, {cross}]
      6: (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties
         of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids [syn:
         {hybridization}, {hybridisation}, {crossbreeding},
         {crossing}, {cross}, {interbreeding}, {hybridizing}]
      v 1: travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100
           miles each day" [syn: {traverse}, {track}, {cover},
           {cross}, {pass over}, {get over}, {get across}, {cut
           through}, {cut across}]
      2: meet at a point [syn: {intersect}, {cross}]
      3: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What
         ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth's amazing
         September surge"; "foil your opponent" [syn: {thwart},
         {queer}, {spoil}, {scotch}, {foil}, {cross}, {frustrate},
         {baffle}, {bilk}]
      4: fold so as to resemble a cross; "she crossed her legs" [ant:
      5: to cover or extend over an area or time period; "Rivers
         traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres";
         "The novel spans three centuries" [syn: {cross}, {traverse},
         {span}, {sweep}]
      6: meet and pass; "the trains crossed"
      7: trace a line through or across; "cross your `t'"
      8: breed animals or plants using parents of different races and
         varieties; "cross a horse and a donkey"; "Mendel tried
         crossbreeding"; "these species do not interbreed" [syn:
         {crossbreed}, {cross}, {hybridize}, {hybridise},

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